Crime

Nadler & Bass Demand Answers from DOJ About Federal Bureau of Prisons & U.S. Marshals Service Response to Coronavirus

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Crime Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr requesting information concerning the Department of Justice’s handling of novel coronavirus (or COVID-19) and the health and safety of those imprisoned and working in federal prisons. On March 12, 2020, Chairm... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Asks DOJ About BOP & U.S. Marshals Service Response to Coronavirus & Seeks Answers Regarding Health & Safety of Those in Federal Prisons

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr requesting information concerning the Department of Justice’s handling of novel coronavirus (or COVID-19) and the health and safety of those in federal prisons. Full text of the letter is available here and below. March 12, 2020 The Honorable William P. Barr Attorn... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5602, the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 5602, the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020: "With the consideration of H.R. 5602, the 'Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020,' the Judiciary Committee takes reasonable, meaningful steps to address the rising menace of white ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 6100, the Strengthening the Opposition to Female Genital Mutilation (STOP FGM) Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 6100, the Strengthening the Opposition to Female Genital Mutilation (STOP FGM) Act of 2020: "H.R. 6100, the 'Strengthening the Opposition to Female Genital Mutilation Act,' or 'STOP FGM Act,' would clarify current law to ensure that the... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2733, the Savanna's Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 2733, the Savanna's Act: "H.R. 2733, 'Savanna’s Act,' responds to the epidemic of missing and murdered Native Americans. This crisis is appalling and threatens millions of innocent people living both on tribal lands and beyond. The avail... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2438, the Not Invisible Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement during the markup of H.R. 2438, the Not Invisible Act of 2019: "H.R. 2438, the 'Not Invisible Act of 2020,' would address the crisis of violence, especially sexual violence, committed against Native American and Alaska Native men and women in two concrete ways—by directing the appoin... Read more »

Nadler, Cohen, Bass Applaud House Passage of Historic Antilynching Legislation

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, which explicitly designates lynching as a hate crime under federal law, by a vote of 410-4. This historic legislation, introduced by Congressman Bobby L. Rush (D-IL), is the only antilyncing legislation to successfully pass the House in nearly 100 years. In February 2019, the U.S. Senate ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on GAO Decision That Trump Violated the Law By Withholding Ukraine Aid

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman and impeachment manager, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), released the following statement after the Government Accountability Office announced that President Donald Trump violated the law when he withheld millions in military aid for Ukraine: “Today’s decision by the Government Accountability Office confirms what we already knew: the Preside... Read more »

House Passes Prison Reform for Elderly Offenders

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Washington, D.C. –Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4018 to provide the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) the authority to transfer eligible, elderly offenders from a BOP facility into home confinement when these individuals have reached 60 years of age and served two-thirds of the terms of imprisonment they were sentenced to. House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member Dou... Read more »